Practice Area

Project Management

Work Package Planning for Team Members

  • Traditional Classroom: 1-day
  • Virtual Instructor-led: Two 3-3.5 hour sessions; Three 2-hour sessions

This course covers the practice and methodology of work package planning including work package tracking and how to successfully handle multiple work packages. Participants will engage in individual exercises, interactive group discussions and team workshops designed to guide them through a structured methodology to successfully complete project work.

Target Audience

Individuals who will benefit from this course include project managers; project and team leads and project team members.

Learning Objectives

  • Breakdown work into a logical schedule and calendar.
  • Develop and organize project work into detailed work package plans to achieve project objectives.
  • Realistically plan the project work execution while taking into account the context, stakeholders and material and financial resources.
  • Obtain delivery approval from key stakeholders to control and document work package performance.
  • Track, monitor, and report on work package performance.
  • Master techniques to successfully handle multiple work packages.

Course Outline

Module 1: Work Package Introduction
  • Work Package Definition and Context
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Outline
Module 2: Work Package Planning
  • Work Package Decomposition
  • Work Package Schedule Diagramming
Module 3: Work Package Tracking
  • Establishing Work Package Metrics
  • Performance Indicators (Schedule/Budget)
Module 4: Handling Multiple Work Packages
  • Multiple Work Package Challenges
  • Work Package Prioritization Techniques
  • Work Package Urgency vs. Importance
  • Work Package Dashboards

MDP1053 Course Code

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